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Fox Run in the News

Here's what's been happening at Fox Run in Novi.

Fox Run Residents Form Political Awareness Committee

Dec 18, 2012
NOVI, MI (December 18, 2012) -- George Fulkerson, who spent his career as an attorney, has long had an interest in politics. In fact, many years ago, he threw his own hat into the political ring. In 1960, he was the Democratic nominee for prosecuting attorney, and in 1962 he ran for the U.S. Congress. About six years ago, Fulkerson retired from his law practice, although he still does a bit of work for former clients and their families. About the same time, he moved to Fox Run in Novi, Mich. He soon found many friends and neighbors who share...

Public Invited to January 28 Brain Health Presentation by Gary Small, MD, at Fox Run

Dec 13, 2012
NOVI, MI (December 13, 2012) ---On January 28, 2013 Dr. Gary Small, Professor of Psychiatry and Aging and Director of the UCLA Longevity Center at UCLA, will be visiting Fox Run retirement community to provide a free one-hour presentation regarding his revised paperback edition of THE ALZHEIMER'S PREVENTION PROGRAM: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life. The presentation will be held on January 28, at 1 p.m., in Fox Run's Performing Arts Center. To reserve your free ticket, please call phone number 248-668-8634. Books can be purchased with cash, check or credit card. Refreshments will be served...

Fox Run Wii Bowling Team Wins Holiday Tournament

Dec 11, 2012
NOVI, MI (December 11, 2012) - A Fox Run retirement community Wii bowling team in Novi, MI, has defeated a team from Henry Ford Village in Dearborn, MI, in holiday tournament play by a score of 5-1.  In counting the total number of pins knocked down the eight-member Fox Run team won by a score of 1,722 to 1,468. Congratulations go to the following Fox Run Wii bowlers (with their high game scores noted): Nan Wiegand 269, Karen McRoberts 251, Bill Wilson 234, Helen Guoin 201, Elsie Kerr 190, Ernie Bulgarelli 185, Geneva Patton 178, and Don McRoberts 161.

Fox Run Resident Harry Burt is Restoring a Rare 129-Year-Old Grandfather Clock

Nov 16, 2012
NOVI, MI (November 16, 2012) -- Fox Run retirement community resident Harry Burt is now restoring a historical 129 year-old American grandfather clock that is just one of two such clocks in existence built by Walter H. Durfee in Rhode Island. The restoration work has been taking place in the Fox Run Hobby Shop for the past three months.  Burt hopes to have the mahogany grandfather clock in working order by the end of November - just in time for the upcoming holiday season. The grandfather clock will then be displayed in a prominent place on the Fox Run campus...

Fox Run Residents Celebrate Everything Good About Detroit: Cars, Motown and Tigers Baseball

Oct 22, 2012
  WHAT: A Wednesday, October 17, celebration of everything great about Detroit: Automobiles, Motown and Tigers baseball - by hundreds of Fox Run retirement community residents in Novi, Michigan. PARTICULARS: Thirteen Hot Rods will convoy into Rose Court at  Fox Run's extended care neighborhood at 2 p.m.. Residents will welcome the convoy. They will then dance to Motown music performed by recording artist Brian Alexander. And will cheer their beloved Detroit Tigers onto the World Series. WHEN/WHERE: Wednesday, October 17, from 2 - 3:30 p.m., at Fox Run retirement community, 41000 Thirteen Mile Road, Novi, MI   ABOUT FOX RUN:...

Fox Run Takes Bronze Medal in World Fitness Project

Oct 22, 2012
NIOVI, MI (October 16, 2012) - Fox Run retirement community captured a Bronze Medal for its participation a month long fitness project held at Erickson Living-managed communities nationwide in which 2,509 people walked one quarter of a million miles (256,965 miles), effectively circling the globe at the Equator more than 10 times. A total of 212 Fox Run residents, staff, family and friends participated in the project held last month. As a community Fox Run walked 21,903.36 total miles which is just shy of the circumference of earth at the equator (24,901.55 miles).  As a community Fox Run also walked...

A Gift of Love from the Home Front

Oct 2, 2012

Fox Run's "Coupons for Troops" initiative helps American military families save more than $1 Million


(NOVI, MI)  -- As American service men and women protect our freedom with weapons of war, members of Fox Run, an Erickson Living community in Novi, Mi., take up their scissors in support of their heroic efforts.

Each week, in partnership with the American Veterans (AMVETS) Post 27 in Warren, Mi., dedicated volunteers collect and clip thousands of manufacturers coupons which are sent to 40 U.S. military posts worldwide. The result is more...

Fox Run's Generosity Exceeds the $1 Million Mark

Aug 27, 2012
Handcrafted Dollhouse Holds the Key to this Important Milestone (NOVI, MI)  -- Caring for each other is what residents and staff members at Fox Run, an Erickson Living community in Novi, Michigan do best. On Friday, September 14, 2012, the community will host the 9 th annual Benevolent Care Gala in support of the community's Benevolent Care Fund. The fund provides confidential financial assistance to residents who, despite careful planning, can no longer afford to cover the full cost of their care. "Historically, we raise at least $100,000 at our galas," says Fox Run Philanthropy Manager Marianne Mikkelsen. "We anticipate...

Scott Gensler Selected Vice President of Business Development

Jul 12, 2012
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND ---July 12, 2012--- Erickson Living, developer and manager of Fox Run in Novi, MI,  today announced that Scott Gensler, the company's Vice President of Financial Planning, Analysis and Reporting, has been selected as the new Vice President of Business Development. In this new leadership position, Gensler will work within Erickson Living's Corporate Affairs Division to identify and evaluate new business opportunities.  "Scott's extensive company and industry experience make him a perfect fit for this position," said Adam Kane, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs.  "He is one of the most respected leaders in our company, and has made Erickson...

Novi Retirees Immerse Themselves in Italian Culture and Cuisine at Fox Run

Jul 10, 2012
NOVI, MI (July 10, 2012) - Novi is thousands of miles away from Italy, but you'd never know it at Fox Run retirement community where a newly-formed Italian-American club by residents is quickly attracting new members who are to immersing themselves in Italian culture and cuisine. Resident Joe Jones, an organizer of the club who is not Italian by birth, speaks some Italian, has visited Italy about 30 times, and cooks Italian meals like risotto and Fegato alla Veneziana, a dish of calf's liver and onions served over polenta, whenever he gets the chance, sharing his meals with his neighbors. When Jones moved...